Lockheed L-188 Electra Commercial Aircraft "National Airlines" White with Red Tail 1/400 Diecast Model Airplane by GeminiJets
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- Brand new 1/400 scale diecast airplane model of Lockheed L-188 Electra Commercial Aircraft "National Airlines" White with Red Tail die cast model by GeminiJets.
- Detailed exterior.
- True-to-scale detail.
- Does NOT include stand.
- This model does not have any openings.
- Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
- Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
- Dimensions approximately L-3.125, Wingspan-3 inches.
- Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
- HISTORY ASPECTS:
- The National Airlines Lockheed L-188A Electra, with the registration N5017K, was a symbol of the golden age of American aviation in the mid-20th century. This iconic turboprop aircraft played a pivotal role in the development of domestic air travel, providing passengers with a comfortable and efficient way to explore the United States.
- Introduced in the late 1950s, the Lockheed Electra was celebrated for its reliability and performance. It featured a sleek design and advanced turboprop engines, offering a quieter and smoother flying experience than its piston-engine predecessors. National Airlines, a prominent carrier of the era, used the L-188A to expand its network and connect travelers to destinations across the country.
- Now, aviation enthusiasts and collectors can own a piece of this aviation history with this meticulously crafted 1:400 scale model. Display this model proudly to celebrate an era when air travel transformed the way we explored our own backyard, making it more accessible and enjoyable for everyone. It's not just a model; it's a tribute to the pioneers of American aviation and the enduring allure of flight.